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'Covered in dirt, tarnished, grimed': Momentum builds to restore memorial for fallen Portland firefighters

Supporters hope renovating the David Campbell memorial will properly respect its namesake and the 74 other Portland fire fighters who died line of duty deaths....

Oregon fire departments get summer staffing boost through $6 million in grants

The state is awarding $35,000 grants to more than 160 fire departments across Oregon, as those agencies bolster other communities fighting wildfires. MT ANGEL,...

Downtown Portland's Ankeny West food carts slow to gain momentum

Bad weather, crime and the lasting impacts of the pandemic have all added to the struggle. PORTLAND, Ore. — It's been nearly a year...

'There's nothing political, it's wrong or right': Mother of Kalama assault victim urges change

The victim, who identifies as transgender, started an LGBTQ club at Kalama High School. Their mom believes that made them a target. KALAMA, Wash....

'They saved my life': Wilsonville teen graduates after cardiac arrest, rescue

School staff members, including a school resource officer, performed CPR and used a defibrillator to restart Jair Gamez's heart. WILSONVILLE, Oregon — Experts say...

'We won't let that break our spirit': Crooks steal expensive tools, two trucks from nonprofit

SnowCap provides food and clothing to thousands of people in Gresham and East Portland. The stolen trucks were recovered Monday, but their tools are still...

Portland International Rose Test Garden has fallen from grace, former caretaker says

The city's iconic rose garden has suffered an embarrassing decline, according to longtime botanist and curator Harry Landers. PORTLAND, Oregon — Portland's acclaimed International...

Patients suffering from 'long COVID' may also be suffering from profound mental health issues

OHSU is paying special attention to mental health treatment as part of its holistic approach to long COVID patient care. PORTLAND, Ore. — While...

Happy Valley businesses hit in string of burglaries

At least four businesses were recently broken into at Happy Valley Town Center near Southeast 162nd and Sunnyside Road. HAPPY VALLEY, Ore. — Several...

'Don't give up on humankind': Woman reunited with priceless family photo after her wallet was stolen in Portland

Eight months after her wallet was stolen in Northeast Portland, Chris Harrison got a phone call from a stranger saying he'd found it. PORTLAND,...

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